Fresh back from CES, John and Dave share their thoughts and trends about the show. Then it's on to answering your questions with topics including sharing Contacts with iCloud, solving erroneous Safari suggestions, the efficacy of smart chargers, the future of AirPlay and more! Download today, press play and enjoy (all while learning!).
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- Bradley International Airport (BDL)
- Consumer Electronics Show (CES) (3:07)
- HTG Explains: What is Beamforming on a Wireless Router?
- NETGEAR R8500
- TP-LINK Unveils World’s First 802.11ad Router (via TP-LINK)
- TP-Link unveils world’s first 802.11ad WiGig router (via Ars Technica)
- IRIS by Lowe's
- Change the Browser User Agent in Chrome, Safari, & Firefox (20:35)
- What's My User Agent
- Responsive Web Design
- How to Clear History But Not Website Data in Safari for OS X Yosemite (30:48)
- OS X El Capitan: Set up Family Sharing (34:07)
- OnyX (38:21)
- Frontier Airlines (42:58)
- Spirit Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
- United Airlines
- UsBidi (51:20)
- Powerslayer Blu
- USB-C (56:22)
- Griffin BreakSafe USB-C Connector
- AirPlay (1:01:47)
- Audioengine A5
- Homebridge (1:11:08)
- Homebridge Plugin for Indigo
- Indigo-Homebridge Plugin
- Dockerizing Homebridge for Synology
- TenFourFox (1:18:35)
- How to Replace the OS X El Capitan Login Screen Wallpaper (1:19:45)
- DIMMYS (1:20:23)
- Stop Apple Photos from Auto Launching in OS X with One Command (1:21:47)
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